PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected American Honda Motor Co.’s motion for a new trial after a lower court’s jury awarded $55.3 million in damages to Carlos Martinez, who was paralyzed in an accident in a Honda vehicle.
HARRISBURG — A prison inmate's allegations that Pennsylvania Department of Correction officials are infringing on his religious practices were upheld as frivolous by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court in a 2-1 ruling handed down May 1.
HARRISBURG — The state Superior Court recently affirmed a decision by a trial court to allow a new trial to proceed in a dispute that involves jurors accessing information that was not permitted by the court.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court panel has affirmed the dismissal of a case from a former member of the Philadelphia Police Department, who believed he was both wrongfully terminated and his attempt for reinstatement refused under racially discriminatory pretenses.
PHILADELPHIA — A husband and wife are suing Howmedica Osteonics Corporation d/b/a Stryker Orthopaedics, a New Jersey corporation, citing alleged design defect, negligence and product liability for a faulty hip implant.
PITTSBURGH — An Westmoreland County man is suing Pennsylvania Transformer Technology Inc. Health & Welfare Plan and Aetna Life Insurance Company, citing alleged breach of contract for denying his health benefits claim.